Governance

Governance structures can be overseen by private offices

Some billion dollar companies flourish without boards of directors

The optimum number of rooms for a family business is four…

Despite a court ruling, a conflict between the family office of one of the world’s wealthiest individuals and a Swiss family looking for a very lucrative exit from their business looks set to go on and on…

Maybe there should be tax breaks for family businesses, rather than higher taxes for short-term investing

If succession isn’t handled well it could undermine global economic growth

Husband and wife leadership teams might be more profitable but they stifle growth, particularly international growth.

Despite low taxes and an entrepreneurial zeal among many Russians, family businesses aren’t taking hold in the former Soviet Union. Family Capital looks at five reasons why.

One thing’s for sure, family businesses continue to throw up some electrifying feuds. And so it is with a Swiss chemicals and adhesives group called Sika.

They may hold a lot of senior positions, but since their main ally sold his shares the Murdochs’ control of 21st Century Fox is only superficial.